Law and the Courts
October 3, 2018
With the 2018 midterm elections in full swing, download a copy of ACE's updated issue brief on political campaign activities on campus, and read about the efforts of the Your Vote, Your Voice initiative.
This guide is designed to educate campus administrators, faculty, and staff on community members’ involvement in elections, such as hosting an event or volunteering for a campaign, and gives concrete examples of what is and is not likely to be...
September 4, 2018
As the Senate Judiciary Committee began its consideration of Brett Kavanaugh to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, ACE President Ted Mitchell called on the committee to query the nominee about his views on the issue.
August 31, 2018
ACE submitted this letter to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary regarding the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh to serve as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
August 28, 2018
ACE filed an amicus brief Aug. 27 in support of the petitioner Mozilla Corporation in the case Mozilla Corporation v. Federal Communications Commission and United States of America on the issue of net neutrality.
ACE and 19 other higher education associations submitted a brief Aug. 27 to the Federal Communications Commission in a case that seeks to reverse the FCC’s repeal of net neutrality.
July 30, 2018
ACE and 36 other higher education groups have submitted an amicus brief opposing the challenge to the “Harvard model” of holistic admissions review and the use of race as one factor in reviewing applicants.
ACE and 36 other higher education organizations submitted this amicus brief to the U.S. District Court in Boston in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc., v. Harvard. The brief highlights ACE’s support of the “Harvard model” of holistic admissions...
Racial/Ethnic Minority Students
July 5, 2018
The Trump administration has rescinded a number of Obama-era guidance documents that outlined how colleges can consider race as a factor in admissions, a move ACE President Ted Mitchell said sent “precisely the wrong message to institutions that are...
June 27, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld President Trump’s travel ban in a 5-4 vote, ruling that the Sept. 24, 2017, proclamation is within the president’s constitutional authority.